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Lydia (Lee) Lecraw (1914-2012)

Lydia Lecraw, featured as our “alum in the spotlight” in the 2007 edition of our newsletter, passed away in September of this year at the age of 97. Ms. Lecraw received her BA in Music in 1938, and went on to become a beloved elementary school teacher, featured in the “Teachers Count” campaign as the favorite teacher of CEO of American Express Kenneth I. Chenault. Ms. Lecraw’s obituary can be read here.